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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 209–210.
Published: 01 February 2001
...T. J. Pempel Ending the LDP Hegemony: Party Cooperation in Japan . By Ray Christensen . Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press , 2000 . vii, 228 pp. $27.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 209 for the country's greater good...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 5–15.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Ellis S. Krauss; Robert J. Pekkanen After a few years of having economic reforms in some policy areas watered down by resistance from veteran experts in the PARC, Koizumi confronted the “resistance forces” within the LDP over his pet policy project, the privatization of postal services. When...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (1): 203–204.
Published: 01 February 2013
... government manage to continue spending liberally on public works while at the same time maintaining low budget spending? The former allowed the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to maintain majority position by satisfying its constituents, while the latter allowed the Ministry of Finance (MOF) to have a sound...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 462–463.
Published: 01 May 1996
... volumes. The first half, "LDP Rule, 1955-1980," approaches a vexatious level of detail on Japan's political parties. The second half, "The Dynamics of the 1955 System," provides a thematic account ofJapanese political history. Those looking for an explicit model ofJapanese politics will be disappointed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 324–332.
Published: 01 May 1989
... influence. The other has been a long-standing, increasingly experienced, and cautiously pragmatic contingent of Liberal Democratic party (LDP) leaders and legislators. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1989 1989 Masayuki Fukuoka . Nihon no seiji fūdo: Niigata Sanku ni miru...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 463–465.
Published: 01 May 1996
... detailed examination of the LDP's rise. Key political events covered include the revision of the U.S. Japan security treaty, Ikeda's income doubling policy, the rise of public concern for the environment, and challenges to the LDP Diet majority. Masumi's discussion of pending pollution legislation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 210–212.
Published: 01 February 2001
..., Inc. 2001 2001 210 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Communist Party (JCP) united to form an anti LDP government. That coalition instituted electoral changes that have substantially altered the character of Japanese electoral and party politics. In the near term future, he contends, the LDP may remain...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (3): 658–660.
Published: 01 August 1987
... and postwar parties and both chronicles and explains the party mergers of the 1950s, the multiplication of parties in the 1960s, and the appearance of an apparently stable imbalance between a Liberal Democratic party (LDP) that wins about half the vote in lower house elections, a Socialist party that wins...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 41 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 November 1981
... the alleged decline of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), and, instead of lumping the four opposition parties together and calling them "progressives," as the editors do, he distinguishes between leftists (the socialists and communists) and centrists (the democratic socialists and supporters of Komeito...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 386–387.
Published: 01 May 1989
... Democratic Party (LDP) leadership recruitment, fund-raising practices, interest-group activities, and election-campaign behavior. The central theme is that the party-political system of Japan has a high capacity to combine policy change with political stability, primarily because of contrasting...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (1): 208–209.
Published: 01 February 2001
... have the co-authorship between an academic economist and a banker to thank for that. I would recommend this book to anyone who ever thought, even for a moment, that Japanese banks were about to dominate world markets. FRANCES ROSENBLUTH Yale University Ending the LDP Hegemony: Party Cooperation inJapan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 570–572.
Published: 01 May 1994
... this version and the previous ones is that, unlike others which either look at the power triangle among the LDP, state bureaucracies, and big businesses, or focus on leading politicians, this study centers on the LDP and the election system. They argue that the multimember districts voting system forced...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 37 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 November 1977
..., Japanese Government), so that we which have been made elsewhere." The else- could get a more concrete understanding of Oc- where is, of course, the LDP, government min- cupation politics. Vague references to confused istries, the Cabinet, and probably Akasaka. premises, unquestioned doctrines, and innocent...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (3): 1050–1052.
Published: 01 August 2002
...); $17.50 (paper). In the 1990s Japanese institutional politics was marked by a series of remarkable developments. These included the 1993 ouster of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) after twenty-eight continuous years in office, the formation of a coalition government comprising all opposition parties...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 231–232.
Published: 01 February 1998
... arenas and layers ofJapanese politics: inter-elite (e.g., business, bureaucratic, and political party leaders), intra-elite (e.g., LDP factions), and center-periphery (e.g., Diet members and their electoral constituencies). Richardson finds constant tension between conflict and fragmentation on the one...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 443–447.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Benjamin Nyblade Abstract In 2009, the long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan, which had successfully formed governments either alone or as the largest partner in a coalition government for all but a single year since 1955, suffered a devastating electoral defeat when the opposition...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 881–893.
Published: 01 November 2018
... that has undermined public trust in Abe; 80 percent do not believe his self-exonerating explanations about the cronyism scandals (Bloomberg 2018). Nonetheless, in September 2018 he won reelection to a third term as Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) president and is set to become Japan's longest serving prime...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1175–1198.
Published: 01 November 1994
... reversed to some extent in a conservative direction through direct LDP intervention. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 List of References Masatsugu Andō . 1975 . Gengo Seisaku Ronkō [A Study of Language Policy] . Tokyo : Yūzankaku . Eastman Carol . 1983...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (4): 1178–1179.
Published: 01 November 1998
... conclusion he ignores or briefly dismisses a host of other factors that will influence the number of parties that Japan will have. Wada next explains how selection methods of the president of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) changed over time. Again he challenges the prevailing explanations...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (4): 927–928.
Published: 01 November 1987
... of the state and the composition of the ruling social coalition. Because the Japanese state is cohesive and centralized, it is strong or autonomous in relation to society when compared to other nations. A conservative coalition of big business and agriculture supports the ruling Liberal Democratic party (LDP...